Tag: Nassau County

Long Island Municipalities That Get It Right: What Do They Know...

Across the Island some municipalities are clearly ahead of the pack. These communities possess the good fortune to have visionary leaders, courageous council members and the right combination of assets, infrastructure and drive to make a difference in people’s lives. When you look for local role models, a few stellar examples quickly come to mind: Jack Schnirman, Long Beach city manager; Paul Pontieri, mayor of Patchogue; Francis X. Murray, mayor of Rockville Centre; and state Sen. Jack Martins, the former mayor of Mineola.

10 WTF Things About Long Island

Beyond the obvious issues that everyone complains about–taxes, traffic, cost of living, the way we tawk–there are some seriously twisted things about this place we call home. Here are a few we take for granted that boggle the minds of interlopers who happen upon our fair Island. Did somebody say "Cheese Fries"!?

Long Island Snow Storm: Up To 8 Inches For Suffolk; 2...

"Blowing and drifting of snow with near blizzard conditions are expected due to strong winds. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency."

Nassau Resident Infected With Birth Defects-Linked Zika Virus

“Zika virus will likely continue to spread to new areas,” the CDC warned.

Top Cop Credits Public, Officers for Uniondale Murder Suspect’s Arrest

The victim, 37-year-old German Ismael Saravia Melendez, was fatally shot in the head and back.

NYPD Muslim Spying Lawsuit: Civilian To Scrutinize Terror Probes

Civil rights attorneys lauded the agreement for establishing much-needed safeguards to prevent abuse and religious profiling of a disenfranchised population.

Catholic Priest Arrested for Crack Cocaine, Cops Say

Lubrano is the brother of Pat Ward, a SUNY Farmingdale professor who was the victim of a brutal murder-suicide in October 2014.

Here’s A Big Idea For Long Island: Stop Thinking Small

Thinking regionally and acting locally shouldn't be left up to the big developers alone if we want a sustainable, prosperous Long Island for years to come.

Longtime Air Traffic Controller Arrested For Guns & Crystal Meth

“Nassau County police may have averted an air disaster in the skies above Nassau County.”

Skelos Corruption Trial: Dean & Adam Decline Testimony, Closing Arguments Continue

The judge asked the senator and his son whether they had anything to drink in the past 24 hours. The senator said he had a glass of wine; his son, a margarita.
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